April 2019

Direct vision standards in London

06-04-2019 13:55 by Site Admin

Transport for London has announced the final stage of its recent plans for safer lorries in London following wide public support for the proposals. Following the final statutory consultation on the direct vision standard (see below) TfL is expected to issue a traffic regulation order making it mandatory for lorries used in London to have a a one star direct vision grading as of October 2020, this will rise to three stars in october 2024. Vehicles that do not meet the one star rating in 2020 will have to be fitted with 'safe system measures' that include cameras and sensor warning systems.

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